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The Australian Ballet

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Address: The Australian Ballet Centre - Level 5, 2 Kavanagh Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1300 369 741
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Description: The Australian Ballet is one of the world's leading ballet companies, and...
The Australian Ballet is one of the world's leading ballet companies, and has been delivering extraordinary performances for over 50 years. A commitment to excellence, a spirited attack and a willingness to take risks have defined the company from its earliest days, both onstage and off. As well as 70 acclaimed dancers, the company employs leaders in injury prevention, marketing, music, digital and education to present upwards of 250 shows and 1000 audience-engagement events each year. A network of elite artisans work tirelessly behind the scenes to create the splendour you see on stage; our costumes are made with the care given to couture. Moving effortlessly between the great classical ballets and new contemporary commissions, the company has a unique Australian beauty, powered by athleticism. As it embarks on a new five-year strategic plan, The Australian Ballet is poised to reach more audiences than ever before, both at home and overseas.
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if you are lucky to have to have the opportunity, buy a ticket and enjoy. this world class company is excellent. travels extensively through out Australia and beyond but always... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

if you are lucky to have to have the opportunity, buy a ticket and enjoy. this world class company is excellent. travels extensively through out Australia and beyond but always performs 100%

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Barham NSW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Australian ballet has come so far in the last 25yrs. This years first production of Giselle was just beautiful and the opportunity of talking wth lead dancers and producer after the show highlighted how they wish us all to be part off the future of ballet. Tonight "The Dream" I know it will be.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Worlds finest is one of our very own! Programs across the year from all sectors of this institution are well worth the visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Saw The Dream performed by the Australian Ballet in the Opera House. First two acts were "different" and interesting. The second half was "The Dream" and very beautiful. Would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Wonderful experience as you step back into the "Gold Rush" period. On and off there will be some gunshot sound and fights around, people can just sleeping on the street like some drunken and of cos, all these are by the crew. It totally portray what's shown in movie. Back to those days.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Arts Centre have a wonderful Ballet Program. The Nutcracker was brilliant. Easy accessible, car parking nearby and centrally located in Melbourne City

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I saw the nutcracker. It was a wonderful performance, great chorus, excellent props and the classical type i.e. no re interpretation. But the list of dancers given were for the opening night which was not accurate for the last night. I was not too impressed by the prince and fairy's dancing.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

If you are fortunate enough to visit Melbourne during the ballet season, do not miss it. If from overseas/ interstate you may need to book through your travel agent or be prepared to sit up in the "Gods." The costumes, scenery and of course the music are just beautiful and the dancers are flawless.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The Australian Ballet's performances are reliably enjoyable, so you can expect a good night or matinee performance at the Arts Centre. Aussie companies are renowned for the physicality and strength of their male dancers. Most recently I saw 'La Bayadere' with new (though still traditional) choreography by Stanton Welch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

When I first saw the Australian Ballet, I was blown away by the standard of the artists. The principal dancers are so technically brilliant and the acting, convincing. The sets and costumes can be equally awe-inspiring. We prefer opening night tickets with the best line up of dancers available. I like traditional ballet and often the Australian Ballet throw in... More 

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Address: The Australian Ballet Centre - Level 5, 2 Kavanagh Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1300 369 741
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